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controversy saying jews "would be crazy" to vote for jesse jackson. but koch told the "macneil- lehrer newshour's" charlayne hunter gault jackson was provoking people. >> i've been the mayor here for 11 years. for ten years, prior to this particular period, we've had no difficulty in this city as it relates to civil disturbance. what he is in fact conjuring up is that the summer that he came here, there might be civil disturbance. that's what he's saying-- fire in the theatre. i don't think that's very nice of him to do. >> sreenivasan: koch left office in 1989 after losing the democratic primary to david dinkins. current new york mayor michael bloomberg reflected on koch's legacy today. >> and when we mourn his passing, ed really-- we always say this, but ed really would have wanted us to celebrate his life and the life of the city he loved. >> sreenivasan: koch voiced that love for his city often, as here in a documentary released in theaters today. >> whenever i would fly home, there was the city of new york laid out before me, and i thought to myself, "this belongs to me! it's extr
sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: former congressman jesse jackson junior pleaded guilty today to spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. the illinois democrat appeared in a federal district court in washington. he had resigned from congress last november, after being treated for bi-polar disorder. jackson will be sentenced in late june. his wife sandra also pleaded guilty today, to committing tax fraud. the obama administration is launching a new strategy to fight cyber theft. the plan announced today includes a diplomatic effort to discourage intellectual property theft abroad. it also calls for better coordination to help u.s. companies protect themselves. at a washington briefing, attorney general eric holder said the damage done by economic espionage is growing. >> the stakes have never really been higher. in some industries, a single trade secret can be worth millions or even billions of dollars. trade secret theft can require companies to lay off employees, close factories, to lose sales and profits, to experience a decline in competitive position and advantage or even to
on the south side, the kind of work phil jackson does today. >> we have people killed, one right here, one white there -- one right there in the alley. >> he points to streets and houses abandoned by their owners now used by drug addicts, prostitutes, and gangs. >> guns do not kill. people kill. we could leave a right done right here. that gun is not going to shoot none of us. they need jobs. we need mental health experts out here. >> the debate was prompted by the school shooting in newtown, but in a different way, what we found here is just as troubling -- a constant stream of murders in a city awash with guns. >> gun crime there in chicago. some positive news tonight -- doctors treating the 15-year-old girl shot in the head by the taliban. she has been discharged from treatment in britain after her successful surgery. she underwent treatment to have a hearing in plant fitted. the teenager says she plans to continue her campaign for girl'' education in pakistan despite the attack. you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come -- backstage drama at russia's famous bolshoi balle
announced his support. >> can i have a quick comment on jesse jackson, jr.? he pled guilty to stealing $750,000. >> he did all the right things. he worked hard. he did not hold press conferences. someone has to explain to me. i went from a timex to an l.l. bean watch. when is the appeal of a $443,000 watch? >> roosevelt, churchill, it's just a long history. the tarp to be the son of a famous person. >> i talked to him right after he got any and i thought he had a very bright future. thanks. we will see you next week. what's for a transcript of this broadcast, log onto >>> from washington, the "the mclaughlin group," the american original. for over three decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talk. >> "the mclaughlin group" is brought to you by siemens. last. siemens. answers. >>> issue one. sequester showdown. >> so these cuts are not smart, they are not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. this is not an abstraction. people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> pr
. >> sreenivasan: former congressman jesse jackson junior was charged today with diverting $750,000 in campaign funds to personal use. the illinois democrat resigned from congress last november after being treated for bipolar disorder. he responded to the federal charges today, saying: "i offer no excuses for my conduct and i fully accept my responsibility." in a related case, his wife pleaded guilty to a single count of tax fraud. the people who endured long days on a disabled cruise ship were headed home today. their ordeal in the gulf of mexico came to an end when the crippled craft pulled into port. cheers erupted from carnival cruise's "triumph" as it finally docked in mobile, alabama, late last night, five days after an engine room fire left the ship dead in the water. over the next four hours, more than 3,100 weary passengers streamed ashore. >> i mean, i'm speechless. it's just really great to finally be back in america and on land. >> sreenivasan: many took buses to new orleans to catch flights home today, while others were bused back to galveston, texas, to retrieve cars left at the s
, as chicago moves toward next week's special election to fill the congressional seat vacated by jesse jackson jr. >> in the race... fill: a gun-control group financed by new york mayor michael bloomberg has spent more than a million dollars on ads attacking candidates there supported by the national rifle association. another group organized by former congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her husband mark kelly is paying for gun control ads airing nationwide. >> what we're going to do is we're going to support people running for office. we're going to oppose others to are unwilling to do something on this issue. i mean we're going to spend money in these races. we are committed to making sure that we have safer schools and safer communities. and the first thing we can do, the thing we can do right now, is to pass a universal criminal background check. >> ifill: in at least 20 states from wyoming to virginia, lawmakers are pushing back. with bills they say will preserve the rights of gun owners. for a closer look at how the politics of gun control is spreading beyond the nation's capital, we tu
whitaker or jim mackay or keith jackson, crist, these were heroes and they were never trying to overshadow the game. they had an el consequence and elegance in the way that they presented a broadcast. they had this little undercurrent of storytelling and knowledge they shared with you, and a warmth that made you feel like gosh, it's nice to have them in our home, you know, they are a friend. and every great broadcast has had some time to get that connection where people want you in their home. you're the person that they want to consider as their guide and their eyes and their ears and their heart. >> rose: . >> and how do you do it. >> i think you just try to really be yourself. you have it, charlie. i don't want to embarrass you here but we had this wonderful night over at commander's palace, beautiful dinner the other evening. and we had a lot of people there including the harbaughs. and the biggest story in the room is when you walked in because everyone felt like they were with a friend. that they always, a friend that they had never met but was a member kind of the family that is a r
will be completely reformed. in addition to salazar's exit at interior, lisa jackson is leaving as environmental protection agency chief as is energy secretary steven chu with no replacements announced yet. and mr. obama's economic team will also have new faces, as he moves to replace: labor secretary hilda solis, trade representative ron kirk and rebecca blank, the interim commerce secretary who replaced gary locke when he became ambassador to china. critical issues await them, from action on climate change, to the keystone x-l oil pipeline, to negotiations on new trade agreements with a dozen nations, and the european union. the president set the tone for the selections to come, with his description of jewell today. >> she knows the link between conservation and good jobs. she knows that there's no contradiction between being good stewards of the land and our economic progress, that in fact, those two things need to go hand-in-hand. >> ifill: the immediate response to jewell's nomination was positive -- from business and environmental groups alike. we get more now on the president's second-ter
not work. what's happened in wyoming when we do in jackson, wyoming, where i live is we have deputy sheriffs, armed deputy sheriffs, one at each school. that's a practical way to make sure you don't have that kind of incident occur. now when you start down the road of you're going to ban guns or put limits on guns. >> rose: do you think the president wants to ban guns? do you think the president wants to threaten the second amendment? >> i think there are a lot of people out there who think he does. >> rose: i'm asking you. >> well, he said he doesn't and i'll take his word on that but he ran afoul of the constitution the other day in his appointments to the n.l.r.b.. so there are people who don't trust him, obviously, on this question. i think it's important to try to come up with ways to reduce the prospect of violence in our schools, without question. i'm not sure that going back to what we've done before, for example, banning the so-called assault weapon is going to have the desired impact. i worry that it becomes a symbolic act, a big political fight but in the final analysis i
representative robin kelly won the democratic party's nomination to succeed former congressman jesse jackson junior. in washington today, the vice president pointed to her pledge to fight gun violence in a city rocked by a record number of deadly shootings. >> the voters sent a message last night, not just to the n.r.a. but politicians around the country by electing robin kelly who stood up and stood strong for gun safety. totally consistent with our 2nd amendment rights. they sent a message. >> reporter: mr. biden also met with new york city mayor michael bloomberg, whose super-pac spent two million dollars in ads that attacked candidate kelly's opponents for their n.r.a. support. >> brown: online, we have extended coverage of the gun control debate, including new data that reveals some common ground on approaches to stemming gun violence. >> ifill: now, to a debate over where and how we work. this week, marissa mayer, c.e.o. of the tech giant yahoo! announced the company will stop its employees from working at home. the move made headlines around the country, sparking conversations about w
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